Andy was born and raised in New York. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Politics and Government from the University of Hartford. While in college and some time after, he served in an Army Reserve Military Intelligence Unit.
Upon graduating from the the University of Hartford, he began his law enforcement career with the West Hartford CT Police Deptartment where he served for 20 years as an officer before retiring from the force.
During his time with the department, he served in the Partrol Division, Traffic Division and as the departments first K9 Handler after researching and developing the program from the ground up. Andy also volunteered as a Police Exploring Advisor for 14 years and as a Cubmaster and Pack Committee Chairman for 5 years.
After retiring from West Hartford PD, Andy and his family moved to Florida where he worked for Disney Security for 3 years as well as a Photographer.
Most recently, before joining our team, Andy worked for the Clermont FL PD as an FDLE Certified Crime/Intelligence Analyst. During his 9 years there, Andy developed the Intel and Analysis Unit and facilitated the implementation of their intelligence led policing program. As part of this program, Andy facilitated a monthly regional law enforcement intelligence meeting that is attended by numerous local, state, and federal agencies.
Now, Andy brings his 29 years of law enforcement training and experiences to PIF to serve its clients.